Why “What are you grateful for?” is a stupid question

gratefulMy counselor gave me a few journaling prompts after discovering that just because I’m utterly incapable at explaining my emotions out loud, I’m actually pretty good at processing on paper. I suck at words but I’m also really good at them. I’m a being of contradictions.

I worked on one today while sitting at my favorite coffee shop and I wanted to share it.

What are you grateful for? Continue reading


Dear Boys,


Stop making excuses. Stop pretending. Stop dangling us. Stop taking advantage. Stop making everything about you. Stop trying to fix us.

Dear boys, and don’t read this and roll your eyes because as much as you love excuses, it’s true. You. Are. Not. Friend. Zoned. Continue reading

Make Me Up

lipstick“If you’re sad, add some more lipstick and attack.”-Coco Chanel.

“Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together.”- Elizabeth Taylor

“Give a woman the right lipstick and she can conquer the world.” –Unknown

“Keep your head high, put on some sunglasses and lipstick and no one can stop you.”- Madison Lawson Continue reading

Dear driver behind me,

road rageSTOP. You don’t need to pass me, I’m already going ten over! Get. Off. My. Butt. Why are you so impatient? GEEZ! Calm the freak down. This is not a race, goodness gracious. You need to learn how to slow down and enjoy life!

Dear other driver, life isn’t slowing down just for you to stop and smell the dandelions! CAN WE GO NOW?! Why are we getting on the highway going forty freaking miles an hour? GOOOO. You’re not getting any younger! OH. MY. GOSH. Can we not? Go faster, please! oh finally you’re going to the other lane. USE YOUR BLINKER, IDIOT. You know, the little signal built in to let me and other drivers know you may be turning or switching lanes? Yeah, it’s there for a reason! Isn’t it a cool little invention? USE IT. Continue reading